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Advanced Policy Analysis

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Paolo Spada
Academic year

Module overview

The subject provides an overview of the key elements of policy analysis. Key theoretical models are used to equip students with an analytical framework for conducting detailed policy analyses. The approaches covered include the rational model and evidenced based policy-making; incrementalism; network analysis, governance, and interpretive policy analysis. The subject covers key facets of policy making such as implementation and evaluation, and the main tools of analysis, stressing the importance of narratives to effective policy analysis.